RHINELANDER, Wis. - William A. Micheau, 64, died Wednesday, July 31, 2013 at his home. He was born Oct. 20, 1948, to Howard and Martha (Randall) Micheau in Gladstone, Mich. William graduated from Rapid River High School in 1966. He worked in manufacturing for many years and was co-owner of Budget Builders. William married the former Linda Spriks on June 16, 1972. He enjoyed fishing, watching the Packer play and Nascar racing and playing his guitar. They enjoyed many trips on their Harleys. William was a person who wasn't out to impress anyone.
William is survived by his wife, Linda; his children, Bill (Jenny) of Wilson, Mich., Tonia (Steve) Carlsen of Clintonville, Wis., Karrie (Dave) Peterson of Marquette, Mich., Allen, Patrick and Jason, all of Rhinelander; 10 grandchildren; two sisters, Sandy (Corky) Sunquist of Escanaba, Mich., and Vicky (John) Whybrew of Rapid River, Mich. He was preceded in death by his parents, stepfather, a brother and a sister.
A memorial service will be held in Michigan at a later date. Hildebrand Russ Funeral Home, 715-365-4343, is assisting the family with arrangements. All are invited to sign a guestbook at hildebrandfh.com.